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The Blythweb Calendar publicises events open to the public which are taking place in the general area of the Blyth Valley in north-east Suffolk and occasionally also in the wider area. These events include those held in support of local and UK charities, organisations, good causes etc., which we are pleased to freely publicise. The Blythweb Calendar also features other events of interest.

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HALESWORTH HERITAGE OPEN WEEKEND

– 16:00 on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
Taking place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd, 10am-4pm both days. The Cut was converted out of the dilapidated New Cut Maltings between 2000 and 2007 by a local arts charity called New Cut Arts. A Maltings had existed on this site since the early C19th although it's present architectural appearance dates from the end of the Victorian era. The building has retained many of the original Maltings features during its sympathetic restoration. These include the two original ‘steeps’, typical maltings windows, cast-iron pillars, low ceilings, original doors, original maltings tiles and the remains of the original fire-places.
The Café, Box Office and MALT Exhibition are open between these hours – entry to the MALT Exhibition is free. Today there will be four 60 minute guided tours of the building (highlighting preserved evidence of the original maltings) at 10.30 / 12.00 / 1.30 / 3.00 led by Simon Raven of the MALT Project. Tours will include an illustrated/film talk in the theatre about the building in its historical and heritage context, followed by a guided walk around the building including a visit to the MALT Exhibition. Tours are free but should be pre-booked at The Cut Box Office – maximum number is 10 per group.
Who to Contact: Box Office and Booking Tickets 0300 3033 211
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Kids Lego Club, at Halesworth Library

– 11:00 on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Ticket Details: Cost is £1 per builder.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Heritage Open Days - Green-Navigation-Railway-Film Walk

on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, Halesworth IP19 8BY link
On September 21st and 22nd, as part of the Halesworth Heritage Open Days, the Halesworth to Southwold Narrow Gauge Railway Society will be providing guided walks from the Saxons Way car park, onto Halesworth Millennium Green and to the Blyth Navigation and the Railway. Each walk will end at Halesworth Museum for a short railway film show. The Society would like to thank the Millennium Green, the New Reach Group, and the Museum, for providing this opportunity. Booking (at The Cut) is advised.
Who to Contact: Box Office and Booking Tickets 0300 3033 211
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Birdwatching for Beginners, at RSPB Minsmere

on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Organised by: RSPB
Venue: RSPB Nature Reserve, Minsmere IP17 3BY link
Event lasts approx 2.5 hours. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Hints and tips from our volunteer guides on beginning birdwatching, what equipment and field guides to use and how to make the most of your hobby, as you spot some of Minsmere’s special wildlife. No experience needed, and binoculars available to hire if needed.
Ticket Details: Adults £11.25, RSPB members £9, children £5.60, RSPB Wildlife Explorers £4.50
Who to Contact: 01728 648301 BOOKING ESSENTIAL
To know more about Walberswick or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.explorewalberswick.co.uk

Baby Bounce and Tot Rock, at Southwold Library

– 11:00 on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Music, rhymes, singing and dancing for babies and toddlers.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Sociable Sunday

– 12:30 on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
An opportunity to join others for refreshments and conversation. All adults welcome.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Rugby World Cup, England vs Tonga screening

on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Organised by: Southwold Rugby Football Club
Venue: Southwold Common & Sports Pavilion link
September 20th sees the start of the Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan. At their Club House on Southwold Common, Southwold Rugby Club will be screening all the England matches and the knockout stages.
The first screening is England v Tonga today, kick off 11:15am. Final match is on Saturday 2nd November, kick off 9am.
The club will be open to all, serving food and drink, please come and join us.

Craft Activity for Children, at Halesworth Library

– 14:30 on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Venue: Halesworth Library, Bridge Street, Halesworth IP19 8AB link
Free craft activities and stories for children. A regular Sunday event. Drop in and join in the fun. All ages are welcome but ages 7 years and younger must be accompanied.
Who to Contact: Halesworth Library 01986 875095
To know more about Halesworth or for accommodation in the area go to https://www.halesworth.net

Lego Club at Southwold Library

– 13:00 on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Venue: Southwold Library, North Green, Southwold IP18 6AT link
Open to kids (and adults) of all ages. This Autumn we’re building: Vast Vehicles. All donations of Lego welcome.
Adults: Would you like to help with Lego Club? Just ask staff.
Who to Contact: Southwold Library 01502 722519

Tour of Southwold Lighthouse

– 16:00 on Sunday, 22nd September 2019
Organised by: Southwold Millennium Foundation
Venue: Southwold Lighthouse, Stradbroke Road, Southwold IP18 6LW link
Southwold Lighthouse provides a waymark for vessels navigating the east coast and guides vessels making for Southwold Harbour. On selected dates tours of Southwold Lighthouse are organised by Southwold Millennium Foundation under licence from the Corporation of Trinity House, take approximately 30 minutes, and are on the hour and half hour. To climb the tower there is a minimum height restriction of 1.1 metres tall.
Ticket Details: Adult £4, Child 16 years and under £3, Family of 2 adults + up to 3 children £12. CASH ONLY PLEASE.